Situated in the south-western part of Guangdong province in China, Foshan has always been an important commercial town of the south and is now one of the most important industrial city of Zhujiang triangle island regions.
The influence of the sea on Foshan city causes Foshan to receive ample rainfall of about 2000 millimeter per year. The annual average temperature in Foshan is 22 degree Celsius.
Overall Foshan Guangdong experiences sub-tropical climate.
Along with Zhangqing, Zhuhai and Jiangmen, Foshan is among these four most famous towns of ancient China. Foshan forms a very important link of communication in the southern parts of Guangdong. Previously known by various names such as 'Nanguo Pottery City', Foshan is still very popular in China as well rest of the world for its production of pottery, textile, iron casting products and other forms of handicrafts.
The total population of Foshan is 3.3585 million. Foshan is an important tourism city in Guangdong. There are many tourist attractions in Foshan, some of which are listed below:
- Zumiao temple
- Renshou Temple
- Xujiang Zumiao Temple
- Liangyuan Park
- Zhongshan Park
- Leigang Park
- Foshan's Folk Art Society
- Chencun Town Flower World
- Kwan-yin Culture Garden
- Jinsha Beach
- Sanshui Forest Park
- Aiwen Education Farm
Foshan is famous for its delicious and lip-smacking cuisine. So when in Foshan try out dishes like Daliang pheasant rolls, Daliang Bengsha, shuangpi milk, Dafu cake, Sanshui Gouzai duck, crystal ravioli, Yingji Yuntun noodle, and Zhuhou catsup.
Foshan is rich in the natural sources of pot clay, rocks, glass sand, rare metals and pool fishes, rice, sugar cane and various fruits and flowers and so on. Foshan makes very good use of these natural resources. Since the time of the Ming Dynasty in China, Foshan craftsmen had been skilled makers of exquisite handicraft products such as color lantern, New Year pictures, paintings and handwritings. The Foshan Folk Arts Research Association, set up in 1956, looks after the research and development of Foshan art products.
Last Updated on: October 7th, 2017